Popular single layer designation in Germany. The name refers in part but not in all situations to a made at this point degradation of the precious metal.
The south to southwest aligned steep vineyards in 110 to 180 meters above sea level with 30 to 60% slope Tilt cover 29 hectares of vineyards. During the construction of the bypass of Ahrweiler, remains of a Roman villa were discovered. Melting furnaces found during the excavations confirm the mining of silver ore, most probably from the name of the mountain and the single layer. A second variant comes from the name Selberberg, which is the vernacular expression for sage.
The soils consist mainly of greywacke with sandy Gehängelehm at the foot, and occasionally slate and loess. For the most part Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), as Blue Portuguese. dornfelder r, Acolon. Cabernet Sauvignon. Frühburgunder and regent grown. Shares in the situation, for example, have members of Ahr winegrower eG, as well as the wineries Heiner & Kreuzberg. Kreuzberg. Maibachfarm and Winery Sonnenberg,
The oriented to the southeast vineyards with 5 to 35% slope cover 19 hectares of vineyards in 140 to 180 meters above sea level. The soils consist of sandy to clay loam and loess and therefore have a high Water storage capacity, Here are among others the white wine varieties Riesling and Chardonnay cultivated. A share of the situation has for example the winery Becker Marco,
The south and partly north-facing vineyards with 3 to 15% slope cover 270 hectares of vineyards. The very different soils consist in the northern part of limestone and limestone, in the southern part on the hill in the direction of the community Bockenheim from loess, sandy to stony loam and loamy clay. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Goehring Wilfried. Keller Klaus. Milk Karl-Hermann and Peth Wolfgang & René,
The aligned to the southeast vineyards in 170 to 305 meters above sea level with 20 to 60% slope include 15 hectares of vineyards in a side valley of Alsenz Moschelbach. The floors are made of weathered slate with loamy clay bottom. Here, especially the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. A share in the situation, for example, has the winery Schmidt Andreas.
Other individual layers with the name Silberberg are in the communities Bahlingen (Baden), Beilstein (Moselle), Ellenz Poltersdorf (Moselle), Neuenbürg (Baden), Niederhorbach and Walsheim (Palatinate).